Our Favorite Eco Documentaries

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Tapped: The high cost -- to both the environment and our health -- of bottled water is the subject of this documentary that enlists activist, environmentalists, community leaders and others to expose the dark side of the bottled water industry. (Amazon)

Minimalism: People dedicated to rejecting the American ideal that things bring happiness are interviewed in this documentary showing less is more.

Biggest Little Farm: Chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade life in LA for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature’s conflicts, the Chesters unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for living that exists far beyond their farm, its seasons, and our wildest imagination. Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and an urgent message to heed Mother Nature’s call, The Biggest Little Farm provides us all a vital blueprint for better living and a healthier planet.

PBS: Climate Change - The FactsScientists explore the impact of climate change and what could happen if global warming exceeds 1.5 degrees. Discover how the latest innovations and technology are posing potential solutions and what individuals can do to prevent further damage. Narrated by David Attenborough.

REUSE! Because You Can't Recycle the PlanetThis film isn’t about our waste problem. It’s about solutions. And they are everywhere! We live in a challenging time. Climate change and mass consumption are threatening our planet’s existence. Excessive extraction of natural resources has created immeasurable waste and pollution. This issue is complicated and imminent. While recognition and awareness is important, direct action is by far the most effective. But traditional recycling is not enough. The reuse mission offers a more sustainable solution that everyone can be a part of.